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Australian fertility trends: a sociodemographic perspective

Peter McDonald

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In just a decade, Australian fertility fell from its highest level for 30 years to its lowest level ever. Peter McDonald, CEPAR Chief Investigator and Honorary Professor of Demography at the University of Melbourne, explains what happened and provides a sociodemographic perspective on Australian fertility rates in this recent paper published in the O&G Magazine.

McDonald, P. (2021): Australian fertility trends: a sociodemographic perspective. O&G Magazine Reproductive Health, Vol. 23 No 1, Autumn 2021.